|An enṭfer tsu der polemiḳ arum dem Idishen ṭeologishen seminar - Rozmarin, Aharon, 1896-1977|
Keywords: Jewish Theological Seminary of America
|What our Library offers to our students - Marx, Alexander, 1878-1953|
Keywords: Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Library
|American Jews, Maxwell House, and Passover - Yiddish Book Center|
Episode 015—March 27, 2012 Nora Feinstein, the woman behind the Maxwell House Haggadah Project, tells us how the coffee company's haggadah came to be a staple at the American seder and about her project to capture photos and memories related to the haggadah.
Keywords: Barnard, Emma Morgenstern, haggadah, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Maxwell House, Maxwell House Haggadah Project, Nora Feinstein, Passover, Steiner Summer Yiddish Program, Yiddish Book Center Audio
|Nora Feinstein 23july2010 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center|
Nora Feinstein, 2010 participant in the Steiner Summer Yiddish Program at the Yiddish Book Center, was interviewed by Emma Morgenstern on July 23, 2010 at the Yiddish Book Center. Nora grew up in a Reform Jewish family in Baltimore, Maryland and participated in Reform Jewish life. National Federation of Temple Youth (NFTY) was a defining aspect of her high school life. She describes herself as a “Jewish life dork” in high school...
Keywords: Denominationalism; Reform Judaism; Baltimore Jewish Community; Jewish Theological Seminary; Barnard; New York City; Yiddish; Yiddish Theatre; NFTY; Israel; Hebrew; Sholem Aleichem; Reclaiming Yiddish; Religion; Secularism; Yiddish Book Center; Challenges of Learning Yiddish; Yiddishkeit; Yiddish Poetry; Jewish Identity
|Henry Simkin 24may2010 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center|
Henry Simkin was born and grew up in Western Massachusetts. Today Henry lives in Northampton, Massachusetts with his wife Maxine Stein, long-time Director of Development at the Yiddish Book Center. Henry was willing to tell his history understanding that he would get to share some of his stories of performing Jewish ritual circumcision (brit millah) as a mohel for his community and for friends in various locations in New England...
Keywords: Pittsfield; Army medical corps; boarding school; hebrew school; Jewish community in rural Massachusetts; becoming a mohel; Jewish Theological Seminary; brit milot. consecration; obligation; interfaith families; Jews for Jesus; biker bris; eastern religions; bu-jews; having children; adopting orthodoxy; daily Jewish life; Kashrut; Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project
|Alec Burko 12March2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily B.)|
Alec Burko, a graduate student and staff member at the Yiddish Forverts, was interviewed by Jordan Kutzik on March 12, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center. This interview is entirely in Yiddish. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Alec Burko Oral History Interview, interviewed by Jordan Kutzik, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, March 12, 20...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Film; Israel; Newspapers; Press; Religion and ritual; Secular; Secularism; Non-religious; Theater; Radio; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Yiddish learning; Yiddish revival and activism; Yiddish scene; Hebrew; Career and Professional Life; Scholarship; Academia; Education; Eastern Europe; United States; Roots/heritage; Travel; Alec Burko; Leyzer Burko; New York City; Yiddish Forverts; Yugntruf; Yidish-vokh; Yiddishist; Yiddishism; Jewish Theological Seminary; Hassidism; Folksbiene; WEVD; Nahum Stutchkoff; German
|Itay Zutra 18Dec2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Chad)|
Itay Zutra, the I. L. Peretz Folk School Yiddish Teaching Fellow at the University of Manitoba, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on December 18, 2012 at AJS 2012 in Chicago, IL. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Itay Zutra Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, AJS 2012 Chicago, December 18, 2012...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Advice; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Yiddish teaching; Yiddish learning; Coming back to Yiddish; Post-vernacular uses of Yiddish; Immigration; Migration; Hebrew; Literature; Poetry; Career and Professional Life; Scholarship; Academia; Education; Israel; Zionism; United States; Canada; Transmission; Roots/heritage; Jewish community; Travel; Itay Zutra; New York; Israel; Winnipeg; David Roskies; Hanan Bordin; Jewish Theological Seminary; YIVO; Hebrew University; Inzikhisth; Inzikh
|Arthur Kurzweil, From Generation to Generation: Jewish Genealogy and Jewish Family History as a Spiritual Pilgrimage - American Jewish University|
Description: Arthur Kurzweil discusses Jewish Genealogy and Jewish Family History as a Spiritual Pilgrimage at the Brandeis-Bardin Institute (Brandeis, Simi Valley, Calif.).Call Number: Cass. 1988 2/6 HOB AWEI Sat.Rights: Rights are owned by American Jewish University (formerly University of Judaism and Brandeis-Bardin Institute). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Brandeis-Bardin Institute (Brandeis, Simi Valley, Calif.); Genealogy; Judaism; Jewish families; Kurzweil, Arthur; Yivo Institute for Jewish Research; United States. National Archives and Records Administration; Klarsfeld, Serge, 1935-; Klarsfeld, Beate, 1939-; Schepansky, Israel; Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Jewish historians--United States; Haley, Alex; Stern, Malcolm H; Los Angeles (Calif.)--Genealogy; Lʹviv (Ukraine); Jews--Ukraine--Lʹviv--History; Vilnius (Lithuania); New York Public Library; Telephone--Directories; Poland--Telephone directories; Ellis Island (N.J. and N.Y.)--History; Jewish families--History; Family history; Genealogy; Genealogy--Archival resources; Genealogical libraries; Genealogy--Library resources; Genealogy--Religious aspects--Judaism; Genealogy--Societies, etc; Genealogy--Software; Genealogy--Study and teaching; Genealogy--United States; Librarians; Jewish librarians; New York Public Library. Jewish Division; Województwo Podlaskie (Poland); Dobromilʹ (Poland); Jews, Polish; Archives; Archives--Israel; Family trees; Pilgrims and pilgrimages; Jewish pilgrims and pilgrimages; Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives; Holocaust survivors; Jewish cemeteries--Poland; Synagogues; Synagogues--Hungary; Synagogues--Europe, Eastern; Names, Personal--Jewish; Avis-Rent-A-Car System; Yad ṿa-shem, rashut ha-zikaron la-Shoʼah ṿela-gevurah; Arkhiyon ha-merkazi le-toldot ha-ʻam ha-Yehudi; Circumcision--Religious aspects--Judaism; Berit milah--History; Salt Lake City (Utah); Mormon Church--Genealogy; Judaism--Relations--Mormon Church; Mormons--California--Los Angeles; Mormon Church--Archives; Microfilm readers; Jews in the professions; Soviet Union; Genealogy--Russia; Ships--Passenger lists; Nazis-Records; Jews--Poland--Przemyśl; Jewish Theological Seminary of America; Jews--United States; Jews--United States--Archival resources; Judaism--Sephardic rite; Sephardim; Thessalonikē (Greece); Jews--Arab countries; Jewish archives; Jewish Genealogy Society of Los Angeles; Lʹviv (Ukraine)